AML Wins ACI Africa Safety Award 2022- Excellence in SMS

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SSR International Airport again distinguished itself during the ACI World–Africa Annual General Assembly, Conference  & Exhibition 2022 held in Morocco end of October. Indeed, during a special Awards Ceremony hosted by ACI Africa, AML received the Safety Award 2022—Excellence in Safety Management System for the Eastern Africa Region.

This recognition comes at an opportune time where traffic is gradually picking up and where the sector needs all the incentives it can take to put it back firmly on the way of recovery.

AML & ATOL Host Blood Donation at SSRIA

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AML and ATOL in collaboration with the National Blood Transfusion Service of the MOH&W are hosting a Blood Donation on 28 October 2022 at the Ground Floor of the Passenger Terminal of SSRIA. 

 

This initiative aims at supporting the National Blood Bank is reconstituting its stock and keeping same at an acceptable level to cater for medical emergencies. 

AML signs agreement with CEB to develop New Solar Farm at SSRIA

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AML signed an agreement with the CEB for the setting up of a Solar Photovoltaic Facility at the airport. AML is thus among the 17 pioneer public bodies which partnered with the CEB under its Greenfield Renewable Energy Scheme.

This major initiative aims at implementing Government's endeavour of further privileging the production and use of renewable energy so as to develop a more resilient energy mix for the country. With the setting up of a Solar Farm at SSR International Airport, AML is working towards significantly reducing its carbon footprint and enhancing the sustainability of its airport operations.

 

Mauritius Airports participates in ACI World Governing Board Meeting 2022

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AML participated in the first meeting for 2022 of the World Governing Board of Airports Council International (ACI), in the Sultanate of Oman a few days ago. Mauritius Airport was represented by Mr Siven Chellen, Officer-in-Charge of AML and also Board Director of ACI World and ACI Africa. The gathering of the Captains of the Airport Industry was the chosen platform to discuss key issues and future strategies to allow the sector to rebound after the pandemic and to facilitate recovery after several challenging months.

Photo Courtesy: Oman Airports

This meeting was also the opportunity for the OIC of AML, to share the perspective of the African airports and to wish for enhanced cooperation between ACI members. Other subjects discussed included sustainability initiatives, the impact of rising oil prices and the repercussions of geo-political tensions in some regions of the world, among others.

Following the World Governing Board Meeting, several decisions were made with respect to the future strategies to be implemented for the benefit of ACI Members and to allow the sector to grow and prosper again.

SSRIA earns Best Airport Award and Best Hygiene Measures 2021

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We are pleased to announce the exciting news of SSRIA being awarded by ACI, not only Best Airport in Africa in its category but also Best Hygiene Measures in the region. This fantastic outcome results from the consistent efforts of all our team members and who therefore deserves our heartiest Congratulations!

These ASQ Awards for year 2021 also underscore the values and priorities of AML and ATOL in ensuring that we continue to offer excellent and safe passengers services, despite challenging circumstances.

Very recently, Government has put forward a new strategy to boost the local tourism industry by increasing bookings from existing markets while exploring new ones, by enhancing the travel and stay experience for guests and by improving connectivity. Our airport and team members have therefore a key role to play in the successful unfolding of above. In so doing, AML and ATOL have a unique opportunity of contributing directly to the recovery of our country and its national economy.

New protocol for entry to Mauritius

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The Government of Mauritius has decided to ease the conditions for entry to Mauritius as from 12 March 2022. As from this date, incoming passengers are no more required to present a negative PCR test before flying to Mauritius. However, travellers will need to undergo Covid-19 test on arrival in Mauritius.

For more information on the new conditions applicable, please visit the dedicated website

FlySafair Picks Mauritius as First International Destination

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The Inaugural flight of FlySafair FA850 arrived in Mauritius today shortly after 15:00Hrs (LT). Henceforth, the airline will be operating two weekly flights between Mauritius and Johannesburg in South Africa. 

The Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Housing & Land Use Planning and Minister of Tourism, Hon. Louis Steven OBEEGADOO was present at SSR International Airport on that occasion for the Welcoming Ceremony. During his address, the Deputy Prime Minister stated the great potential of the South African market as source of tourism for Mauritius. He also mentioned that several strategies would be put in place shortly to boost the sector, to facilitate recovery as the pandemic subsides.

With the new operator, connectivity between Mauritius and South Africa will significantly improve and will certainly contribute to increase the traffic between the two countries.    

SSRIA Resumes Operations

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Following the lifting of the Cyclone Warning in Mauritius by the national Meteorological Services, Airports of Mauritius Co. Ltd (AML) wishes to inform intending passengers and the public that the SSR International Airport, has reopened and resumed operations since 18:00Hrs, on this Sunday 20 February 2022.

However, intending passengers are strongly advised to contact their respective airlines for further information on the status of their flights and not to proceed to the airport, unless receiving confirmation of the departure time.

20 February 2022, 18:05Hrs (LT)

SSRIA Closes Temporarily Due to Cyclone Warning Class 3 in Mauritius

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Further to the issue of a Cyclone Warning Class 3 (Three) by the Mauritius Meteorological Services, Airports of Mauritius Co. Limited (AML) wishes to inform intending passengers and the general public that SSR International airport will be closed on Saturday 19  February 2022 as from 21:15Hrs (Local Time), until further notice.  

Intending passengers are advised to contact their respective airlines for further information on the status of their flights and not to proceed to the airport, unless receiving confirmation of the revised departure time.

 AML apologises for any inconvenience caused, and reassures the public that it intends to resume its activities as soon as possible.

19 February 2022, 16:30Hrs (LT)

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Resumption of Operations at SSR International Airport

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Following the lifting of the Cyclone Warning in Mauritius by the national Meteorological Services, Airports of Mauritius Co. Ltd (AML) wishes to inform intending passengers and the public that the SSR International Airport, has reopened and resumed operations since 06H50 (LT), on this Thursday 03 February 2022.

However, intending passengers are strongly advised to contact their respective airlines for further information on the status of their flights and not to proceed to the airport, unless receiving confirmation of the departure time.

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